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When you go to start the car it just wants to keep turning over so i pump the gas pedal and it will start. already replaced plugs and wires, air and fuel filter and fuel pump. car runs fine down the road. just doesn't want to start right up like it use to

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Sounds like a bad starter or sylenoid problem. the gas should not have anything to do with starting.
check the throttle cable for any obstructions.
i have seen some cases where the key does not come back in the run position. after you turn it over and it starts, try moving the key back,(like in the run position)(should be just a little nudge).
you will have to take the starter off the car to get it checked. after you get the starter off the car, you can take a pair of jumper cable from the battery to the hot of the starter and the black cable to the ground on the starter. note; hook the starter up first then the battery, for after a second or two, you will have to unhook one of the cables from the battery. after the starter kicks in,does it want to stick ,whinning noise, or sounds ok.

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